Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) Airport

Sydney Kingsford Smith SYD Airport Overview

Sydney Airport SYD is Australia's premier airport - serving the State of New South Wales and its capital city Sydney.

SYD Airport is located in Sydney's suburb of Mascot, and is directly accessible from Marsh Street, exit Centre Road.  Sydney Airport is accessible via  the Southern Cross Drive M1 motorway - the quickest connection to city center.

With three long runways and an estimated 38 million passengers annually, Sydney Airport is major hub to Qantas and secondary hub to Virgin Blue, Jetstar & Tiger Airways Australia, and it is served by a host of domestic and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.

Note that arriving Australian and New Zealand passport holders
can use the self-service SmartGate with facial recognition technology for faster passport control.

The new on-Airport Hotel Rydges, a four-star hotel with 331 rooms and amenities, is located at the International Terminal
Sydney Airport has three passenger terminals – T1, T2 & T3.
Future Airport Developments:  
1. The current  Airport is to be transformed into two airline alliance-based areas by integrating international, domestic and regional services under one roof - expected to be operational by 2019.
2. A new Airport site (presently off Motorway M4, with exit to Northern Road going south) will get a new 4-lane motorway - leading directly to the new airport, construction of which is to start 2016.  Also, an extension of six more train stations is to be built in south-west Sydney and the new airport is to be reached by rail tunnel.

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